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How to add Perl modules using CPAN on El Capitan

When OS X El Capitan arrived, the ability to use CPAN to add or update Perl modules disappeared. It seems that the scripts either want to alter /usr/bin, which is now prohibited, or they try to use ...
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Installing libpng on a Mac with Maverick

I want to install libpng library on my Mac, which runs under Mavericks. Here is a simple Perl script to check if it is ok: use GD; my $gd = GD::Image->new(); my $ok = $gd->can('png') ? 'Yes' : '...
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Installing a CPAN module using a remote compiler

I need to install the XML::Parser module. Unfortunately, that package uses expat. Due to security concerns, I am not allowed to install the dev package of expat. making the CPAN Module fail to install....
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can I skip deps with CPANPLUS?

I'm having some dependency issues with some packages. I have to use CPANPLUS (cpan & cpanm are not options) is there any way I can skip dependencies when installing a package? --force seems to ...
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cpanm fails on cpanmetadb lookup

When trying to install RRD::Simple I get: $ ./cpanm RRD::Simple --> Working on RRD::Simple Fetching http://www.cpan.org/authors/id/N/NI/NICOLAW/RRD-Simple-1.44.tar.gz ... OK Configuring RRD-Simple-...
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How to install PDF::Create module using cpan?

I would to like to install the PDF::Create module using cpan. I faced the following error in the part of the installation. cpan[1]> install PDF::Create Test Summary Report ------------------- t/...